The MISC Brown Bag Lecture series is a new project that will feature McGill and other Montreal-area scholars in the humanities and the social sciences working on research projects about Canada.
Charles Taylor Lecture Series – Philip Pettit lecture Part One : ‘Persons’
September 19 @ 16:00 - 18:00
Organized by: Rui Castro (McGill University), Theodore Papageorgiou (Boston College)
Hôtel de l’Institut 3535, rue Saint-Denis 6th floor, room Saint-Louis Montréal (Québec) H2X 3P1
This multipart workshop focuses on the translation and study of devotional poetry from Tibet and Kashmir. These will be presented and led by the workshop organizers, Professors Lara Braitstein, Hamsa Stainton, as well as a visiting scholar, Professor Ben Williams of Naropa University, U.S.A.
Colloquium in which scholars discuss the many intersections between religion and climate change and how handed-over traditions from ancient times and from east and west can inform us how to better respond to the effects of present day climate change.
Ingvil Gaarder (University of Chicago, Harris Public Policy), "Estimating Productivity Effects under Factor-Biased Technical Change"
Ingvil Gaarder (University of Chicago, Harris Public Policy)"Estimating Productivity Effects under Factor-Biased Technical Change" Host: Fabian Lange
Date: September 20, 2019 Location: Leacock 429
Charles Taylor Lecture Series – Philip Pettit Lecture Part Two : ‘Values’
September 20 @ 16:00 - 18:00
CIREQ Lunch Seminar: Lukas Recka (Charles University)
Date: 24 September, 2019, 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Location: Atwater Library
Please join Poetry Matters for a reading with Montreal poets Stephanie Bolster and Susan Elmslie, featuring recent work.
Join Peter Sabor and Catherine Nygren for the launch of the Burney Centre's new website, Reading with Austen (www.readingwithausten.com), a digital recreation of the Library of Godmersham Park, the home of Jane Austen’s wealthy brother Edward Austen Knight. Learn about the library as Austen herself saw it with each book in its exact shelf location and photographs of the very books she handled.
MISC is partnering with SSMU's Peel St Cinema to present the Documentary Film Series. This series consists of two film screenings per semester, pertaining to important issues that affect Canadians. The topics of the movies will include Indigenous Rights, Quebec Culture, Black History and Culture, and finally Climate Change.
Special lecture: Kubjikā: a Secret Goddess Origins, History and Cult, by Dr. Mark Dyczkowski.
Chinese Art and the Global Eighteenth Century
Dawn Odell Associate Professor of Art History Lewis & Clark College
On Friday, September 27, 2019 McGill Psychology Department will host Dr. Michael Sullivan, who will deliver a Hebb Lecture of interest to many members of the University. This event coincides with the Department's Homecoming events. Learn more about homecoming events at the department.